The Urban Legend

Students and teachers react to new Being at Urban classes

Students and teachers react to new Being at Urban classes

Eli Gordon, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017

Sitting up on pillows and lying down on blankets, Urban School students focus on their breath while directing positive thoughts at people they love in a practice called “heartfulness.” This is a Being at Urban class, which Urban School sophomores and juniors are now required to take for one trimes...

A lesser-known hearing disorder abuzz

Olivia Mitchel, EIC of Magazine

April 15, 2017

For misophonics like myself, meals are as much about sound as they are about taste. Each night, when I sit down at the dinner table, I prepare myself for an unrelenting symphony of slurping, smacking, and crunching. Even the subtlest of sounds seem amplified, inhabiting a space deep within my ear cana...

Is Urban Educating Us?

Photo by Olivia Meehan

Zachary Ngin, Book Critic

February 5, 2016

Each day at Urban, my peers leave me in awe. They have diverse interests, take advanced classes, speak multiple languages, and hold the future in their palms. They dance so quickly to the rhythm of the school day that they often collide in the stairwell. They have the grace to immediately forgive and for...

The School Newspaper of The Urban School of San Francisco
anxiety